Category: Student

24May

Balfour Beatty to speak at Fusion student accommodation open day

On Wednesday 27th June 2018, project directors from Balfour Beatty will speak at Fusion Building Systems’ student accommodation open day at its Northampton manufacturing facility. Dominic Groenen, Commercial Manager and Geoff Grant, Project Director will talk to the architects, contractors, developers and investors attending the day about their live 2,117 student accommodation project at the […]

30Apr

Open day: Offsite insight to student accommodation

On Wednesday 27th June 2018, Fusion Building Systems will be holding an open day at its Northampton manufacturing facility for architects, contractors, developers and investors working in the student accommodation sector to learn about the opportunity for light gauge steel as on offsite construction system. The open day will start with presentations given by Fusion, […]

28Feb

8000 student beds and counting

Fusion Building Systems, the designer, engineer and manufacturer of light gauge steel panelised superstructures has completed its 8000th student bedroom, making it potentially one of the biggest providers of offsite systems for this specialist accommodation sector in the UK. The landmark figure was reached by the Northampton-based business during its works on the new 2,117-bed […]

23Nov

Stoke student contract awarded to Fusion

Offsite designer, engineer and manufacturer of light gauge steel (LGS) panelised superstructures Fusion Building Systems, has been awarded a 300-bed student accommodation project by SCI Contracts for the redevelopment of the former Irish Club site in Stoke on Trent. The split level, 0.97-acre site on North Street is being redeveloped by Alpha Developments, in a […]

15Nov

Fusion on site for new student accommodation project at University of Sussex

Fusion Building Systems, the offsite engineer, designer, manufacturer and installer of light gauge steel panelised superstructures, has started on site at the new 2,117-bed student accommodation project at the University of Sussex for Balfour Beatty. Fusion was awarded the contract in 2015 following a competitive tendering process to design, manufacture and build superstructures for 29 […]

25Oct

Offsite light gauge steel selected for Globe Works student accommodation, Birmingham

Offsite manufacturer Fusion Building Systems, has been awarded the contract to deliver the light gauge steel superstructure for Birmingham’s latest student accommodation project, at the former Globe Works site in the city’s historic Gun Quarter. The work has been awarded to Fusion by Leicestershire contractor D W Hicks as part of a £45m regeneration project. […]

19Sep

Offsite steel selected for Durham sustainable campus build

Fusion Building Systems has been contracted by Keepmoat Regeneration, part of the ENGIE group, to supply offsite-manufactured light gauge steel panelised superstructures, for the sustainably-designed Neville’s Cross student campus at Durham University. The Northampton-based offsite construction company started work on site earlier this summer, erecting the 274 high quality en-suite studio bedrooms which will make […]

24Jul

Fusion completes on luxury student accommodation in Birmingham

Fusion Building Systems has completed its work on Birmingham’s new high end student accommodation 88 Bromsgrove House, on behalf of Shaylor Group. The offsite light gauge steel superstructure manufacturer has once again proved that modern methods of construction are the answer when build programmes are tight and site access is limited, by erecting the seven […]

20Jul

Farmer and Fusion Collaborate on Offsite Futures

Mark Farmer, author of the acclaimed ‘Modernise or Die’ construction industry report and Fusion Building Systems, a national offsite light gauge steel superstructure manufacturer, met this week to discuss ways of developing new training and career opportunities within the offsite construction sector. Taking their lead from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)’s report published in […]

3Mar

Fusion reach for the sky…

Fusion work on their highest project to date in Ealing, West London. The 9 storey light-weight steel frame project is set for completion in May. This superstructure encompasses some 12,000m2 and will provide 500 beds of student accommodation. Robert Clark, Head of Business Development added “Going over 30m was a move into the two hour fire […]